TEACH JACKSON

  • BECOMING A TEACHER IN JPS

    There are four requirements to become a certified teacher.

    1. Obtain a Bachelor’s Degree – You must earn a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.
    2. Complete an Educator Preparation Program – The candidate must complete an Approved Educator Preparation Program.  If you do not hold a degree you must complete a university program. If you hold a degree, you may contact an Alternate Route Programs.
    3. Pass Praxis Core and Praxis II Exams – You must pass the appropriate teacher certification exams. 
    4. Submit an application to the MDE Office of Educator Licensure – You must apply to be certified after all requirements are met. 

    Please note: All first-time applicants must submit an online application and be fingerprinted as a part of a national criminal background check.

WHY TEACHERS CHOOSE TO WORK IN JPS

Last Modified on January 10, 2019